(35 ILCS 200/27-40)
Boundaries of special service area.
No lien shall be
established against any real property in a special service area nor shall a
special service area create a
valid tax before a certified copy of an
ordinance establishing or altering the boundaries of a special service area,
containing a legal description of the territory of the area, the permanent tax index numbers of the parcels located within the territory of the area, an accurate map of the territory, a copy of the notice of the public hearing, and a description of the special services to be provided is filed
in the office of the recorder in each county in which any part of the area is
located. The ordinance must be recorded no later than 60 days after the date the ordinance was adopted. An
ordinance establishing a special service area recorded beyond the 60 days is
not valid. The requirement for recording within 60 days shall not apply to any
establishment or alteration of the boundaries of a service area that
occurred before September 23, 1991.
(Source: P.A. 93-1013, eff. 8-24-04.)